The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.08% 3.41% 4.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.64% 17.86% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 64
Median salary £34,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
174 280 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.45% 19.10% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 149 240 259
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 44 (84.62%) C#
2 34 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 33 (63.46%) HTML
4 31 (59.62%) .NET
4 31 (59.62%) XML
5 28 (53.85%) SQL
6 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET
7 25 (48.08%) Software Engineering
7 25 (48.08%) Degree
8 24 (46.15%) CSS
9 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
9 21 (40.38%) MVC
9 21 (40.38%) Mathematics
10 19 (36.54%) Computer Science
10 19 (36.54%) jQuery
10 19 (36.54%) C++
11 18 (34.62%) Web Development
12 17 (32.69%) HTML5
12 17 (32.69%) Java
13 16 (30.77%) XSLT
13 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (28.85%) CSS3
14 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (28.85%) TDD
15 14 (26.92%) Algorithms
16 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
17 11 (21.15%) CAD
17 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (21.15%) NUnit
17 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) CMS
1 6 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (11.54%) Umbraco
1 6 (11.54%) WordPress
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) NFC
1 4 (7.69%) SMPP
1 4 (7.69%) SMS
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (11.54%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) NUnit
2 9 (17.31%) Subversion
3 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.69%) MSBuild
5 4 (7.69%) MSTest
6 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.85%) AppVeyor
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Web Developer
3 16 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 14 (26.92%) C# Web Developer
4 14 (26.92%) HTML Developer
5 11 (21.15%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Java Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Graduate
7 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Developer in Test
9 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) HTML
2 31 (59.62%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) XML
3 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET
4 24 (46.15%) CSS
5 19 (36.54%) jQuery
6 17 (32.69%) HTML5
7 16 (30.77%) XSLT
8 15 (28.85%) CSS3
9 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (9.62%) MFC
10 5 (9.62%) STL
11 4 (7.69%) LINQ
11 4 (7.69%) WCF
12 3 (5.77%) J2EE
12 3 (5.77%) JDBC
12 3 (5.77%) JSP
12 3 (5.77%) OpenGL
12 3 (5.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Mathematics
2 19 (36.54%) Computer Science
3 14 (26.92%) Algorithms
4 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (15.38%) Physics
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Software Engineering
2 21 (40.38%) MVC
3 18 (34.62%) Web Development
4 15 (28.85%) TDD
5 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) CAD
6 7 (13.46%) Computer Vision
6 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (11.54%) Open Source
7 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Web Design
8 5 (9.62%) Code Coverage
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) User Stories
8 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 5 (9.62%) Workflow
8 5 (9.62%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) SQL
3 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (36.54%) C++
5 17 (32.69%) Java
6 9 (17.31%) C
6 9 (17.31%) Perl
7 8 (15.38%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.85%) VB
10 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.85%) Facebook
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) Nintex
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